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1974 Pittsburgh Panthers football
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
APNo. 20
1974 record7-4
Head coachJohnny Majors (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorGeorge Haffner (2nd season)
Offensive schemeI with variations
Defensive coordinatorJackie Sherrill (2nd season)
Base defense5-3
Home stadiumPitt Stadium
(Capacity: 56,500)
Seasons
← 1973
1975 →

The 1974 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 1974 college football season.

ScheduleEdit

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
Sat. Sep. 14 at Florida State #13 Doak Campbell StadiumTallahassee, FL W 9-6    
Sat. Sep. 21 at Georgia Tech #15 Grant FieldAtlanta, GA W 27-17    
Sat. Sep. 28 #18 Southern California #8 Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA L 7-16    
Sat. Oct. 5 at North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, NC L 29-45    
Sat. Oct. 12 West Virginia Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA (Backyard Brawl) W 31-14    
Sat. Oct. 19 Boston College Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 35-11    
Sat. Oct. 26 at Navy Navy-Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, MD W 33-11    
Sat. Nov. 2 at Syracuse Archbold StadiumSyracuse, NY W 21-13    
Sat. Nov. 9 Temple #19 Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 35-24    
Sat. Nov. 16 at #5 Notre Dame #17 Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN L 10-14    
Sat. Nov. 23 #10 Penn State #18 Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA L 10-31    
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.
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Coaching staffEdit

1974 Pittsburgh Panthers football staff
Coaching Staff
  • Johnny Majors - Head Coach
  • Jackie Sherrill - Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator
  • George Haffner - Offensive Coordinator
  • Joe Avezzano - Offensive Line
  • Jim Dyar - Defensive Line
  • Larry Holton - Defensive Assistant
  • Harry Jones - Offensive Backs
  • Bob Leahy - Junior Varsity Coach
  • Joe Madden - Defensive Secondary
  • Bob Roper - Receivers
  • Bob Matey - Junior Varsity Assistant
  • Keith Schroeder - Scouting
  Support Staff
  • Albert Smith - Executive Assistant Director of Athletics
  • Henry Lee Parker - Coordinator of Recruiting
  Strength and Conditioning Staff

Team players drafted into in the NFL Edit

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Gary Burley Defensive End 3 55 Cincinnati Bengals
Mike Bulino Defensive Back 17 424 Kansas City Chiefs
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References Edit

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